HI Hillenbrand

Filed: 4 May 21, 6:16am






Washington, D.C.  20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2021



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Indiana 1-33794 26-1342272
(State of Incorporation) 

(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification No.)


One Batesville Boulevard  
Batesville, Indiana 47006
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (812) 934-7500


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class: Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered:
Common Stock, without par value HI New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by the check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


Emerging growth company ¨


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Item 5.02            Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On May 3, 2021, Hillenbrand, Inc. (the “Company”) received notice from Thomas H. Johnson that after thirteen years of distinguished service, Mr. Johnson was retiring from the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Johnson’s decision to retire stems from personal reasons. He has not expressed any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 4, 2021HILLENBRAND, INC.
 By:/s/ Nicholas R. Farrell
 Name:Nicholas R. Farrell

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer